A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 83 km SE of Karpathos, Greece (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:02:11 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000491h. Id of event: us7000491h. Exact location, longitude 27.9033° East, latitude 35.0097° North, depth = 28.79 km. Global time and date of event 03/07/19 / 2019-07-03 01:02:11 / July 3, 2019 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.79 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 83 km SE of Karpathos, Greece.
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